Diabetes Nurse Educator – Sunrise Health

  • Salary range $92,843 ‐ $110,729 pro rata
  • Relocation and professional development support available
  • Have a work/life balance to enjoy the Katherine and surrounding scenic attractions
Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (Sunrise) are seeking a Credentialed Diabetes Educator to work in and provide excellent healthcare to their remote communities.
 
Why Sunrise?
 
Sunrise is an independent community controlled health service that provides comprehensive primary health care services to nine remote health centres and to the 4000 people living in the Katherine East region. Health centres are located at Barunga, Manyallaluk, Wugularr, Bulman, Mataranka, Jilkminggan, Minyerri, Ngukurr and Urapunga.
 
What’s in it for you?
 
 
  • Working with Sunrise not only offers rewarding career options, but a wide range of employee benefits including:
  • Salary range $92,843 ‐ $110,729 pro rata
  • Salary sacrificing of up to $15,899
  • Relocation supports available
  • Work with a dedicated and like minded team
  • Katherine based with remote community travel
 
What’s the role?
 
As the successful Credentialed Diabetes Educator, you will be able to provide services to all Sunrise clinics and communities for individual and group services to diabetic patients and families. Being part of a passionate team of preventative and chronic disease health professionals, your role will be based in the wider Population Health Team that includes a range of other clinicians and programs You will travel regularly to the nine remote clinics, with some overnight stays required.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to-
 
  • Providing high quality and individualised diabetes management/care for patients and their families suffering from, or at risk of diabetes and associated conditions
  • Working collaboratively with all health centre and specialist staff to ensure appropriate planning and implementation of care for patients receiving care for their diabetes and associated conditions
  • Working as a member of the Chronic Disease team and communicating effectively with all disciplines within the health care team
  • Providing clinical leadership to other health professionals including Remote Area Nurses (RANs), Aboriginal Health Practitioners, medical and allied health professional staff in the area of diabetes management
  • Initiating patient referral to other health professionals and promoting a multidisciplinary team approach to decision making and care provided
What do you need to apply?
 
To be considered for this opportunity, you must share in Sunrise’s key values including mutual respect, openness, engagement, two-way learning, and cultural safety, have a willingness to relocate and live in community, and meet the below essential criteria:
 
  • AHPRA registration as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner and credentialing as a Diabetes Educator
  • Extensive professional experience in diabetes and chronic disease management
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principals of Aboriginal community controlled health services
  • Ability to practice in a sensitive and culturally safe manner in a remote Aboriginal Community
  • Current Criminal History check, Working with Children (Ochre Card) and Manual Driver’s License with 4WD drive skills or willingness to obtain
 
What’s it like living in Katherine?
 
Located on the Katherine River 312 kilometres south-east of Darwin it is often described as the place where ‘the outback meets the tropics’. Katherine is centre of a large beef cattle region, an important gold producer and offers a range of swimming, fishing and recreational parks. One of the most spectacular features of the Katherine area is the Nitmiluk National Park. This national park includes the Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk) which can be explored by canoe, boat and helicopter.
 
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Applicants must address the selection criteria in a cover letter and provide a current CV along with contact details for at least 2 referees.
Want to find out more about this opportunity? Please contact Lauren Lester on 08 8982 1062 or recruitment@ntphn.org.au

Job Information

Job Reference: AD-1086
Salary: Salary range $92,843 ‐ $110,729 pro rata
Salary From: £92843
Salary To: £110729
Job Industries: Medical and Nursing
Job Locations: Big Rivers
Job Types: Nursing
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Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

Unlike other Primary Health Networks, we have a rural workforce agency. The Rural Workforce Agency NT attracts, recruits, and supports health professionals working across regional and remote communities in the NT. Support programs include orientation for new recruits, professional development, GP locum relief, grants and scholarships, workforce planning and advice, and practice management support.

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To be considered for this oppertunity, you must meet the below essential criteria:

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Salary range $92,843 ‐ $110,729 pro rata
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